Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
debates between mitt romney and president obama. tara mergener tells us both campaigns are now dialing down expectations. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney get their first chance to put their policies side by side this week. wednesday's debate at the university of denver will focus on domestic policy. >> what i am most concerned about is having a serious discussion about what we need to do to keep the country growing. >> reporter: a new poll shows 56% of registered voters think the president will win the match up. he tried to lower expectations at a rally on sunday. >> i know folks in the media are speculating already on who will have the best zinger and tut with most points on the board. governor romney is a good day bator. i am just. >> reporter: the president is staying in nevada to prepare for the debate and romney is heading to colorado today. new jersey chris christie said romney is capable of a good debate. >> this whole race will turn upsetdown come thursday morning. >> i don't think one event will make or break there campaign. >> reporter: romney is trailing in the
Sep 24, 2012 12:00pm PDT
in those critical swing states. >> mitt romney is refocusing on jobs and the economy in critical battleground states. >> the republican nominee is in colorado for a second day. polls show president obama has a slight edge. >> we keep battling forward with their message, i don't a lot of attention to the day to day polls. they change a great deal. >> on 60 minutes last night he talked about how he would boost the economy if elected. >> i will not raise taxes on middle income tax and not lower the share of taxes paid by higher income people. >> he said his challengers economic plan will not work and pushed back against the mitt romney accusation that he has failed to stand up to america's enemies. >> i have executed my foreign policy and is one that the american people largely agree with. gov. mitt romney is suggesting that we should start another war, he should say so. >> president obama travels to new york today ahead of his speech tuesday before the united nations general assembly. his campaign is launching a new advertisement in a high of attacking mitt romney for saying that 4
Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm PDT
obama @ mitt romney in new york this morning to discuss foreign policy and randall pinkston shows us that while the president spoke out against iran at the u.n., mitt romney latest plan for the future of foreign aid. >> president obama laid out his foreign policy priorities in front of the united nations general assembly. he used the speech to condemn the attack in libya that killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans. >> today we must declare and that this violence and intolerance has no place among our united nations. >> the president also said that the united states will do whatever it takes to stop i ran from developing nuclear weapons to regional we believe that there's time and space to resolve this through diplomacy. but that time is not unlimited. >> republicans are criticizing the president for not holding meetings with foreign leaders vowed he is here. the white house says that the president speaks to heads of state on a regular basis. republican presidential nominee mitt romney delivered his own foreign-policy address across town at the clinton global initiatives.
Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
for the presidential candidates ahead of their first debate. mitt romney is targeting the states of massachusetts and pennsylvania. reports say that he will pull in close to 71 $5 billion at one fund-raiser alone. as for the president, he is expected to raise two and half million dollars at three events. also on the campaign trail, a controversial of the recording of mitt romney is being used against them. >> i do not think that we can get very far with leaders that write off half of the nation. as a bunch of victims who never take responsibility for their own lives. >> both candidates will spend the weekend preparing for next wednesday's presidential debate. a new tell-all book from arnold schwarzenegger is about to hit bookshelves. he is talking with 60 minutes in his first interview since the affair with his family's housekeeper. >> i inflicted tremendous pain on rea, an unbelievable pain on the kids. >> he also says this was the biggest mistake of his marriage, another political tidbit in the book, cow karl rove thought that the actor would never make it to the governor's office here in the g